Combined, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a bit like Joey Tribbiani’s meatball sub. Seriously. Similar to how the meat and sauce come together to form an explosion of flavor, the two shopping events react to create a festival overflowing with fantastic deals. Thus, if you happen to miss your chance to slip into a state of solitude with a pair of noise-canceling headphones or cut the (literal) cord with a set of true wireless earbuds on the cheap on Black Friday, you will have another shot come Cyber Monday.
With so many deals out there, it’s difficult to separate the good from the bad. That’s where this catalog of the best Cyber Monday headphone deals comes in. We’ve spent hours upon hours sifting through what felt like an endless selection of offers, using our expertise to filter out the crud. What we’re left with is a collection of must-have bargains — with the list consisting of everything from high-end offerings from the likes of Bose and Sony to more affordable, lower-end alternatives from brands like Anker and JBL.
Today’s best Cyber Monday headphone deals
- — $144 ($16 off)
- — $165 ($35 off)
- — $150 ($150 off)
- — $230 ($120 off)
- — $120 ($80 off)
Cyber Monday won’t kick off until just after midnight on December 2, the first Monday after Black Friday — so we still have a fair amount of time to kill before the best deals drop. That said, some fantastic offers are making the rounds right now that can be considered a safe bet for those in dire need of a new pair of true wireless earbuds or noise-canceling headphones. Why? Because they’re so cheap now that it’s unlikely they’ll be reduced by a whole lot more this side of Christmas and New Year.
What headphone deals to expect from Cyber Monday 2019
Consider Cyber Monday a repeat of Black Friday — just online. For this reason, many of the deals we expect to see cast into the wild on Cyber Monday 2019 will have first been available on Black Friday 2019. Thus, the easiest way to predict what’s coming on Cyber Monday is to take a look at what happened on both Black Friday 2018 and Cyber Monday 2018. Do this, and one thing becomes apparent: Everything from new, high-end models to aging midrange variants find their way into the discount bin.
Of course, some of the absolute best offers won’t repeat themselves. For instance, if Walmart knocks an astonishing $250 off the best-in-class Sony WH-1000XM3 for an hour on Black Friday and it runs out of stock before the clock strikes 60 minutes, it’s improbable the same deal will surface come Cyber Monday. Instead, it’s likely the model will be on sale, but with less money off. However, when we aren’t looking at these rare, once-in-a-blue-moon offers, the caliber of discounts should be very much the same.
Here’s a brief look at some of the headphones and earbuds we think will be reduced on Cyber Monday 2019, based on what we saw on sale at earlier shopping events:
- Apple AirPods with Charging Case
- Apple AirPods 2 with Wireless Charging Case
- Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
- Beats Solo 3 Wireless
- Bose QuietComfort 35
- Jabra Elite Active 65t
- Powerbeats Pro
- Samsung Galaxy Buds
- Sennheiser HD650
- Sennheiser PXC 550
- Sony WF-1000X
- Sony WH-1000XM3
How to choose headphones
The secret to scoring a fantastic deal on Cyber Monday is planning. Decide on the type of headphones you’re after and any features you need (a set of true wireless earbuds with noise-canceling, for example) before you start perusing our catalog of the best Cyber Monday headphone deals. Better yet, tunnel in on the model you want beforehand to increase your chances of bagging them on the cheap. This way, you can come in, track them down, and start punching in your credit card number in a mere matter of seconds.
Need a helping hand? Take a look at our headphone buying guide.
Bargain hunters on the lookout for more unmissable offers ought to peruse our running list of the best Black Friday deals. We’ll be updating it from now through the shopping bonanza itself (on November 29), so we’d recommend making it your one-stop-shop for all the latest savings by bookmarking it and checking back regularly. More interested in Cyber Monday? We have a list for that, too. To keep up with the latest offers in real time, follow DT Deals on Twitter. There, we share the latest offers as soon as we find them.
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